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April 5, 2019
- 2:00 pm
Shaheen, Pedersen, McMillan, Zhang, Banatao Auditorium, 310 Sutardja Dai Hall

The transport sector is faced with unprecedented challenges including climate change, natural disasters, crumbling infrastructure, a shrinking highway trust fund, and uncertain roles for emerging technologies.

April 5, 2019
- 4:00 pm
Benedetto Piccoli, Banatao Auditorium, 310 Sutardja Dai Hall

Autonomous and connected vehicles allow unprecedented possibilities in influencing and controlling traffic. In particular dissipating stop-and-go waves, naturally appearing in highway traffic, is an achievable goal.

April 12, 2019
- 4:00 pm
Mark Rosekind, 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building
April 19, 2019
- 4:00 pm
Gabriel Gomes, 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building

Dr. Gomes is a research engineer at ITS, and also a lecturer with the Mechanical Engineering department. He came to Berkeley in 1999 as a graduate student in control theory, and focused on problems in traffic modeling and control.

April 26, 2019
- 4:00 pm
Asha Weinstein Agrawal, 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building

Research objective: Explore the regulatory environment around “Personal Transportation Devices” (PTDs), documenting the current state of affairs, and recommending safe, practical regulations.

What are PTDs?